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Cyrus C. M. Mody

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262134941

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262134941.001.0001

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Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology

Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology

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Cyrus C. M. Mody

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This chapter finds that the commercialization of scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) has played a key role in the widespread use of these instruments in different disciplines and industries. Commercialization has also played a key role in establishing probe microscopy as a key component of nanotechnology research. It has resulted in easy availability and widespread use of these instruments in conducting research on nanotechnology within different industries and disciplines. Several STM and AFM companies have also played a key role in ensuring the widespread use of probe microscopy among other users who used to rely on different instruments to carry on research in respective fields.

Keywords:   commercialization, atomic force microscopy, probe microscopy, nanotechnology, instruments

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